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METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.



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a: gold ~
b: a-translator-it-speaks-any-language

Writer: Jeff Clark --Date: November 27, 2020

a: air-pollution ~
b: 2nd-hand-smoke

Writer: vivergy --Date: November 27, 2020

a: enzyme ~
b: match-maker

Writer: Steve Hammack --Date: November 27, 2020


a: technology ~
b: a-steamroller

Writer: The Shodor Education Foundation, Inc. --Date: November 27, 2020

a: respect ~
b: chocolate-to-a-man-s-soul

Writer: Ron Deal --Date: November 27, 2020

a: protein-synthesis ~
b: factory-or-ipod

Writer: Not Stated --Date: November 27, 2020


a: a-prokaryotic-cell ~
b: a-one-room

Writer: scienceprofonline --Date: November 27, 2020

a: mitochondria ~
b: a-battery

Writer: Bill Dallin --Date: November 27, 2020

a: segmentation ~
b: mixing

Writer: Paul A. Krieger --Date: November 26, 2020


a: sex ~
b: fire

Writer: Michael Fackerell --Date: November 26, 2020

a: peroxisome ~
b: power-outlet

Writer: Not Stated --Date: November 26, 2020

a: activation-energy ~
b: a-fence-to-climb-over-before

Writer: Garth Kroeker --Date: November 26, 2020


a: largeness ~
b: largeness-in-simmias

Writer: Plato --Date: November 26, 2020

a: memory ~
b: a-spiderwebb

Writer: Joshua Foer --Date: November 26, 2020

a: biodiversity ~
b: a-gigantic-pharmacy

Writer: Not Stated --Date: November 26, 2020


a: lewis-dot-structure ~
b: molecular-schematic

Writer: Not Stated --Date: November 26, 2020

a: circulatory-system ~
b: two-part-highway-system

Writer: Not Stated --Date: November 26, 2020

a: ribosome ~
b: car-factory

Writer: Ada Yonath --Date: November 26, 2020


a: parietal-lobe ~
b: parent

Writer: Ms. Hoerth's 6th Grade Science Class --Date: November 26, 2020

a: osmosis ~
b: tapestry

Writer: H. T. HAMMEL --Date: November 26, 2020

a: glycolysis ~
b: investing-money-to-make-more-money

Writer: Robin Francis Tillman --Date: November 26, 2020


a: lipid-bilayer ~
b: a-sandwich

Writer: David H. Nguyen --Date: November 26, 2020

a: teenager ~
b: living-in-a-sci-fi-movie

Writer: Robert West --Date: November 26, 2020

a: giving-up ~
b: rotting-inside-a-dungeon

Writer: Tang --Date: November 26, 2020


a: globalization ~
b: technology-web

Writer: Ajit Kumar Jha --Date: November 26, 2020

a: globalization ~
b: snow-avalanche

Writer: Mike Collins --Date: November 26, 2020

a: alcohol ~
b: borrowing-fun-from-tomorrow

Writer: Lauren Bailey --Date: November 26, 2020


a: sex ~
b: real-estate-

Writer: Roy Baumeister --Date: November 26, 2020

a: conversation ~
b: road-trip

Writer: Not Stated --Date: November 26, 2020

a: neural-communication ~
b: a-toilet

Writer: Not Stated --Date: November 26, 2020


a: ms-excel ~
b: duct-tape

Writer: Susan M. Boyer --Date: November 26, 2020

a: unrequited-love ~
b: waiting-for-an-airplane-at-a-train-station-

Writer: Not Stated --Date: November 26, 2020

a: poverty ~
b: identity

Writer: Sydney S. Orr --Date: November 26, 2020


a: digestive-system ~
b: furnace

Writer: greg@alternativeedge.net --Date: November 26, 2020

a: sex ~
b: a-cup-of-coffee

Writer: MFB III --Date: November 26, 2020

a: myelin ~
b: the-barrier-around-a-motorway

Writer: Cornelia Carey, --Date: November 26, 2020


a: tyrosine-kinase ~
b: the-first-domino-in-a-domino-effect-series-

Writer: Lucrezia --Date: November 26, 2020

a: love ~
b: a-rubber-band

Writer: Not Stated --Date: November 26, 2020

a: kindness ~
b: boomerang

Writer: Gregg Dreise --Date: November 26, 2020


a: high-glycemic-index-food ~
b: glucose-cluster-bomb

Writer: mattyflynn --Date: November 25, 2020

a: dna-transcription ~
b: running-an-obsticle-course

Writer: anonymous --Date: November 25, 2020

a: memory ~
b: surveillance-footage

Writer: Tony Dokoupil --Date: November 25, 2020


a: memory ~
b: salt

Writer: Paulo Coelho --Date: November 25, 2020

a: memory ~
b: a-mental-sticky-note

Writer: Amanda Morin --Date: November 25, 2020

a: procrastination ~
b: a-credit-card

Writer: Christopher Parker --Date: November 25, 2020


a: melanocytes ~
b: octopi-with-long-arms

Writer: Dr Mike Bell --Date: November 25, 2020

a: swallowing ~
b: walking

Writer: Arthur A. Siebens --Date: November 25, 2020

a: photosynthesis ~
b: the-big-bang-in-evolution

Writer: James Barber --Date: November 25, 2020


a: photosynthesis ~
b: packing-a-lunch-to-eat-later

Writer: Rene Fester Kratz et al. --Date: November 25, 2020

a: greek ~
b: giving-students-a-shovel

Writer: The Rev. Sam Lamerso --Date: November 25, 2020

a: melanocytes ~
b: pigment-factories

Writer: Dr. David Menton --Date: November 25, 2020


a: family ~
b: warm-house

Writer: A. J. Heschel --Date: November 25, 2020

a: family ~
b: a-jungle

Writer: YoungBeau, Greensboro, NC --Date: November 25, 2020

a: motivation ~
b: elastic-band

Writer: Daniel --Date: November 25, 2020


a: fear ~
b: spiders-with-legs-of-ice-on-your-skin

Writer: Loren C. Steffy --Date: November 25, 2020

a: memory ~
b: a-spiderwebb

Writer: Joshua Foer --Date: November 25, 2020

a: epigenetics ~
b: the-punctuation-marks-of-a-text

Writer: Not Stated --Date: November 25, 2020


a: a-prokaryotic-cell ~
b: a-one-room

Writer: scienceprofonline --Date: November 25, 2020

a: stock-market ~
b: warhol-painting

Writer: Dr. Marc Faber --Date: November 25, 2020

a: sadness ~
b: happiness

Writer: Not Stated --Date: November 25, 2020


a: math ~
b: making-cupcakes

Writer: Jessy Villorente-Saulo --Date: November 25, 2020

a: anarchy ~
b: communism

Writer: Zeroxp --Date: November 25, 2020

a: family ~
b: zoo

Writer: Kylie Young --Date: November 25, 2020


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